Top 7 Up-And-Coming Green Designers of 2009 (Vote for Your Fave!)

by , 12/28/09   filed under: Featured, Features, Green Designers

Top 7 Up-and-Coming Green Designers of 2009, green designers, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, Susan Woo

Stewart + Brown, Loyale, John Patrick Organic, and Loomstate are household names—well, if you live in our kind of household, that is, where we eat eco-fashion for breakfast, lunch, and dinner—but 2009 also saw the emergence of a growing cadre of up-and-coming green designers. Below, we’ve nominated seven of our favorites, not only for over with their groundbreaking designs, but also for their commitment to sustainability and socially-responsible production. Check them out and vote for your favorite!

Who's your favorite emerging green designer?

  • 252 Votes Casey Larkin (Mr. Larkin) Mr. Larkin Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
  • 209 Votes Kizzy Jai Knight (Jai Active Wear) Jai Active Wear Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
  • 175 Votes Leanne Mai-Ly Hilgart (Vaute Couture) Vaute Couture Fall/Winter 2009
  • 131 Votes Tara Eisenberg and Inessah Selditz (Sublet Clothing) Sublet Clothing Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
  • 108 Votes Ada Zanditon Ada Zanditon Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
  • 18 Votes Tara St. James (Study NY) Tara St. James Study NY Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
  • 13 Votes Susan Woo Susan Woo Spring/Summer 2010 Collection

Total Voters: 846

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35 Responses to “Top 7 Up-And-Coming Green Designers of 2009 (Vote for Your Fave!)”

  1. Betsy Duerr says:

    Mr. Larkin has my vote!

  2. ConstanceW says:

    Ada Zanditon is amazing. In fact all of these young designers are special but Ada is REALLY amazing!

  3. Beautiful Soul says:

    ADA ADA ADA … to Win! X

  4. lindsaymcmackin says:

    Mr. Larkin all the way baby! What a talent!

  5. Jennyjen says:

    Jai Activewear is fresh and amazing….big for 2010

  6. lindsay baldassano says:

    MR LARKIN kills it

  7. mumse says:

    Mr. Larkin rocks

  8. QUEEENE says:

    JAI~ JAI~ JAI~….
    In love with those jumpsuits…a staple for 2010.

  9. Sarnoult says:

    Mr. Larkin – hands down, the best!!!!

  10. Darrell says:

    Kizzy’s JAI wear is solid!

  11. crloper says:

    Mr. Larkin—WOW!

  12. Cereinyn says:

    Ada does beautiful designs!! Ada for my vote!

  13. cwrayz says:

    Kizzy’s jai off the hook!

  14. audreyehollis says:

    Only Mr. Larkin in my closet!!

  15. Laura Wilhelm says:

    Can I nominate an emerging green designer for the 2010 competition?

  16. stylezine says:

    Must wear JAI !!!! I can’t wait for spring/summer so i can rock those looks!!!

  17. BarrysLounge says:

    Ada …. sublime !

  18. […] so Ecouterre’s real title is “Top 7 Up-And-Coming Green Designers of 2009”, but you get the idea, right? We borrowed their lovely graphic […]

  19. HSanditen says:

    Ada’s the best!

  20. deblepu says:

    Ms. Larkin is in my oppinion the best!!!

  21. Nancy Hudgins says:

    Thanks for this opportunity to vote for Ms. Larkin.

  22. sosa says:

    Jai Activewear is AMAZING!!!!!

  23. DIANE HEROLZ says:


  24. kinsey23 says:

    Mr. Larkin all the way!

  25. kulakula2 says:

    my vote is for Ada!

  26. libby says:

    We love Ada´s fashion sense in the usa!

  27. nahdi says:

    Kizzy is the bomb and she k ows what she’s doing when it comes to sensible fashion! Do yo thang girl!!!!

  28. julia says:

    can’t seem to make the counter change when I vote for the fabulous Mr Larkin –

  29. trish harewood says:

    Ada’s stuff is FABULOUS!I vote for Ada!

  30. Beanstockd says:

    […] Vote for your favorite up and coming eco-friendly designer over at Ecouterre! I voted for Mr. Larkin designer Casey Larkin. You know I love her. […]

  31. rasik says:

    how do i vote? what do i click?

  32. Sajidah says:

    Jai Active wear gets my vote…

  33. DesignGuru says:

    Kizzy Jai Knight gets my Vote!

  34. Me says:

    Good points, I think I will definitely subscribe! I’ll go and read some more! What do you see the future of this being?

  35. asdf says:

    Kizzy Jai Knight gets my Vote!

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